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Accident: 14352793 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Conveyor

Accident: 14352793 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 03/10/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10034530503/11/19861761Kiker Corporation
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE REMOVING A LADDER PLATFORM HOIST (A FORM OF CONVEYOR) FROM THE EAVES OF A FLAT ROOF BUILDING. THEY LIFTED THE CONVEYOR AWAY FROM THE BUILDING, AND A GUST OF WIND CARRIED THE CONVEYOR INTO A 13.2-KILOVOLT (PHASE-TO-GROUND) OVERHEAD POWER LINE. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS ELECTROCUTED, AND THE OTHER WAS SEVERELY INJURED (THE OSHA 170 REPORT DID NOT STATE HOW). THE SECOND EMPLOYEE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e c, conveyor, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100345305 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 100345305 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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